Mandy's To-Do List
05/07/2016 - 12/31/2016 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Spark Museum of Electrical Invention
1312 Bay St
Did you know the SPARK Museum in Bellingham is home to one of the largest Tesla coil ‘lighting machines’ in the country? Get up close and personal 4 million volts of loose electricity with shows on Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30pm.
05/25/2016 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Whatcom YMCA
1256 N. State St.
Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25th at the Whatcom WYCA on State Street in downtown Bellingham. It’s a free, open house for seniors all day that features: blood pressure screenings, massage therapists, and booths from the Community Food Co-Op, The Elder Law Offices of Barry M. Myers; Fit School; Fyszical (Physical Therapy Clinic); Interplay; Klicks Running & Walking; Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement (WAHA); Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) and more. Open to everyone
05/26/2016 - 06/11/2016 - 11:00 am at Maritime Heritage Park
500 W. Holly Street
Throwback Thursdays, downtown’s Urban Kickball League, will consist of a series of games played four consecutive Thursdays, starting May 19 at 5:30pm. The league will conclude with a final league tournament on Saturday, June 11 at 11:00am. Throwback Thursdays is designed to bring a fun and interactive atmosphere for players, families and businesses by uniting downtown’s community. The registration fee is $40 and includes a team shirt and tube socks. Registration is open and spots are available, players can register here.
05/26/2016 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Friendship House Cafe
108 Snoqualmie Street
On Thursday, May 26th at 6pm, Friendship House enthusiastically invites you to help celebrate 30 years of sheltering, feeding, clothing and healing … to empower those in need. The evening starts at Friendship House Cafe at 108 Snoqualmie Street in Mount Vernon, for a re-dedication to the mission and tours. From there, the celebration moves to the Lincoln Theater for hor d’oeuvres, a short video presentation, and a guest speaker. Raffle opportunities available and donations accepted.
05/27/2016 - 05/29/2016 - All Day at NW WA Fairgrounds & Event Center
1775 Front St
Celebrate America’s first breed, the Morgan Horse Memorial Day weekend at the BC Morgan & Open Horse Show at the Fairgrounds in Lynden. Morgans will be shown in Englishand Western classes as well as Dressage, Carriage and Trail obstacles. Families are very welcome and admission is free! Come and meet the horse that was featured by Disney in their movie ‘Justin Morgan Had a Horse.’
05/28/2016 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Downtown Bellingham
1310 Commercial St.
Floats, marching bands, dance troupes, law enforcement, horses, clowns, the Bham SeaHawkers, and more will be walking the streets during the annual Ski to Sea weekend Blossomtime Parade on Saturday, May 28th! The parade starts at 12pm at the corner of Alabama Street and Cornwall Avenue and ends at North State and York streets. This year’s parade theme is “Making Memories” and the Grand Marshal is David “Mac” McMaster.
05/29/2016 - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
One of the most popular traditions in the Northwest! The 44th annual Ski to Sea race is Sunday, May 29th starting on Mt. Baker and continuing through Glacier, Maple Falls, Kendall, Everson, Lynden, and Ferndale—finishing at Marine Park in Bellingham’s historic Fairhaven district.Eight-member teams will compete in seven different sports—cross country skiing, downhill skiing/snowboarding, running, road biking, canoeing, cyclocross biking and sea kayaking. Spectators can watch at various points along the 93-mile course, or show up to support the competitors at the Fairhaven Festival.
06/01/2016 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Bellingham High School Theatre
2020 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham High School choirs will perform in their final concert of the school year on Wednesday, June 1st at 7 pm in a free, all-ages event in the BHS Performing Arts Center.
06/02/2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Mount Vernon Downtown
404 S. First Street
06/03/2016 - All Day at Commercial Street Plaza
1300 Commercial St
The Downtown Bellingham Partnership presents the next Commercial Street Night Market on Friday, June 3rd. The wildly successful Night Markets began September 2015 and ran for 5 consecutive Fridays on the 1300 block of Commercial Street. Additional Night Markets for 2016 will occur in September, and December. Interested vendors can visit the Night Market webpage and download the application.